Wendong Tao | Environmental Resources Engineering | SUNY-ESF
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Wendong TaoAssociate Professor

Wendong Tao

422 Baker Lab
1 Forestry Drive
Syracuse, NY 13210

315-470-4928
wtao@esf.edu

ResearchPage and info for prospective applicants

Research Areas

Ecological engineering and sustainable wastewater treatment (constructed wetland and other constructed ecosystems, gravel biofilter, anammox-based nitrogen removal processes);

Environmental engineering and resource recovery from bioresidues (anaerobic digestion, ammonia recovery, struvite recovery, solid/liquid separation)

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Current Graduate Advisees

Current Graduate Advisees

Fred AgyemanFred Agyeman
foagyema@syr.edu

  • Degree Sought: PHD
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Tao
  • Area of Study: Environmental Management
  • Undergraduate Institution: University of for Development Studies (Ag Tech)
  • Previous Graduate Study: State University of New York, (Environmental Resources Engineering)

Links
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Personal Statement
I want to be an innovative person in all fields practicable and accessible to me for self development as well as making a meaningful impact to the agenda of environmental management.

Graduate Research Topic
Anaerobic Digestion Enhancement and Stability through Synergistic Ammonia Recovery using Vacuum Thermal Stripping

Favorite Quote
"Every man has the right to decide his own destiny" - Bob Marley

Home Page
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Madhuri DinakarMadhuri Dinakar
mdinakar@syr.edu

  • Degree Sought: MS
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Tao
  • Area of Study: Ecological Engineering
  • Undergraduate Institution: PES Institute of Technology (Biotechnology)

Graduate Research Topic
To test the use of hydrogen peroxide as a source of supplemental oxygen in vertical flow constructed wetlands.

Favorite Quote
"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication" - Leonardo da Vinci


Youl HanYoul Han
yhan04@syr.edu

  • Degree Sought: PHD in Environmental Resources Engineering
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Tao
  • Undergraduate Institution: SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (Environmental Resources Engineering)
  • Previous Graduate Study: Technische Universität München (Environmental Engineering)

Graduate Research Topic
Microbial consortia involved in anaerobic digestion; molecular biology


KALYANI MERKALYANI MER
kmer01@syr.edu

  • Degree Sought: PHD in Environmental Resources Engineering
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Egiebor and Tao

Jianfeng WenJianfeng Wen
jwen01@syr.edu

  • Degree Sought: PHD
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Tao
  • Area of Study: Ecological Engineering
  • Undergraduate Institution: Shaanxi Normal University (Environmental Science)
  • Previous Graduate Study: Nanjing University (Env Resource Eng )

Graduate Research Topic
Low-Oxygen Biological Nitrogen Removal

Quote on Graduate Experience
"Cherish the opportunity, enrich my life!"